Rheumatology journal coverRheumatology, the official journal of BSR, is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford University Press and edited by Professor Jacob van Laar.

•    2012 Impact Factor: 4.212
•    5-year Impact Factor: 4.558

    Have a look at the themed issue on co-morbidities published in 2013.


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    Since 2009, the editor has been recording podcasts with experts in the field, to accompany key papers and issues. Download them from the journal website or subscribe through iTunes.


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    Rheumatology publishes original scientific and clinical research on all aspects of the specialty, as well as reviews, guidelines, editorials, cases, reports and letters.


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